Tag Archives for Bank of England

George Osborne, banks and the turning tide of regulation in the UK

The mood music being played to the City by the majority Conservative government has been quietly but deliberately changed since May 2015 In the immediate wake of the financial crisis in 2008-9 it appeared as if there was an endless line of politicians in the UK from across all political spectrums queuing up to lambast and publicly deride the banks … Continue reading

3 March 2016 by
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The ‘carbon bubble’

Dan Bailey

Overvalued fossil fuel assets reveal the ecological limitations of the economic recovery It’s disconcerting that the return to GDP growth may have, for now at least, obfuscated the analysis of the unstable dynamics underpinning Britain’s pre-crash growth model. The insights of numerous political economists have explicated that behind the GDP statistics lay a dysfunctional growth model with tendencies towards financial … Continue reading

1 April 2014 by
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Video: In Conversation with Andrew Haldane

If you missed ‘In Conversation with Andrew Haldane (Executive Director for Financial Stability, Bank of England)’ on Thurs 20 February 2014, you can now watch the video in full below. You can also find out more about the event here.  

7 March 2014 by
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Thanks for attending ‘Andrew Haldane In Conversation’

It was another full house on Thursday 20 February, when Andrew Haldane (Executive Director for Financial Stability at the Bank of England and University of Sheffield alumnus) returned to Sheffield. The audience at Firth Hall at the University of Sheffield listened intently to Professor Andrew Gamble (Chair of SPERI International Advisory Board and Professor of Politics at the University of Cambridge) engaging with Andrew … Continue reading

25 February 2014 by
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Andrew Haldane In Conversation – tonight

At 6pm tonight Professor Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge and Chair of SPERI International Advisory Board) will interview the ‘one to watch’ at the Bank of England – Andrew Haldane, Director of Financial Stability. The event, which will take place in Firth Hall, University of Sheffield, should be a full house. If you didn’t manage to get a ticket, please come … Continue reading

20 February 2014 by
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Craig Berry debates the Minister for Pensions Steve Webb MP & other events this week

It’s been another busy week for the SPERI team. On Monday 10th February SPERI Research Fellow Craig Berry debated pensions with the Minister for Pensions Steve Webb MP. At the event held by the International Longevity Centre (ILC) UK entitled Linking state pension age to longevity: Tackling the fairness challenge, Ben Franklin presented a new report which outlined issues surrounding the steadily … Continue reading

13 February 2014 by
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Registration now open for ‘Andrew Haldane In Conversation’

The Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) is holding the second of its ‘In Conversation’ evenings at 6pm, Thursday 20 February 2014 in Firth Hall, University of Sheffield. This time, Professor Andrew Gamble (University of Cambridge and Chair of SPERI’s International Advisory Board) will engage Andrew Haldane (Executive Director for Financial Stability, Bank of England) in conversation about the financial … Continue reading

2 January 2014 by
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Why did nobody see ‘it’ coming? And what is ‘it’?

Andy Hindmoor

Systemic risk was the real culprit in the 2008 financial crisis and, with banks continuing to borrow huge amounts, the dangers are still there Why did nobody see it coming? Queen Elizabeth famously asked this question when visiting the London School of Economics in 2008. Along with Allan McConnell at the University of Sydney, I’ve been thinking about the best … Continue reading

10 December 2013 by
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Videos & photos from SPERI banking seminar

Thank you to all who attended the SPERI seminar ‘The Banking Crisis & The Future of Banking: Reflections from Three Key Insiders’ on Tuesday 15 October. In the event Professor Andrew Hindmoor (University of Sheffield) asked banking insiders Sir John Gieve (former Permanent Secretary for the Home Office and former Deputy Governor for Financial Stability at the Bank of England), … Continue reading

21 October 2013 by
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Tickets for banking seminar now gone

Tickets for the event ‘The Banking Crisis and the Future of Banking: Reflections from Three Key Insiders’ have now gone. In this popular event, due to take place next week, banking experts Mr Johnny Cameron, Sir John Gieve and Mr Paul Moore will give their views of the banking crisis and the future of banking, before answering questions from the audience. … Continue reading

8 October 2013 by
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Johnny Cameron, John Gieve & Paul Moore to give their insight in to the banking crisis in upcoming seminar

We’re delighted to announce an exciting SPERI seminar, which will take place at the University of Sheffield next month. In the event ‘The Banking Crisis and the Future of Banking: Reflections from Three Key Insiders’, banking experts Mr Johnny Cameron, Sir John Gieve and Mr Paul Moore will give their views of the banking crisis and the future of banking, … Continue reading

17 September 2013 by
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Scott on BBC Radio Sheffield & Jeremy in the New Statesman

It may be the summer holidays but things at SPERI are still all go. On Tuesday 6 August Scott Lavery. SPERI PhD student, spoke live on BBC Radio Sheffield about the differences between the British and German economies, and what we can learn from the German industrial strategy. Following the recent announcement by Mark Carney on ‘forward guidance’ – Jeremy Green, SPERI Research … Continue reading

8 August 2013 by
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SPERI events announced for the next academic year

We are delighted to announce three exciting events, and the dates and title of the next annual conference, all to take place during the next academic year. First in the SPERI Calendar is a seminar entitled ‘The Banking Crisis & the Future of Banking: Reflections from Three Key Insiders’. In this seminar, three key ‘insiders’ will give their views of the banking crisis and … Continue reading

23 July 2013 by
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